Sile (?), v. t. [Akin to Sw. sila to strain, sil sieve, G. sielen to draw away or lead off water. &root;151a. See Silt.]

To strain, as fresh milk.

[Prov. Eng.]

 

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Sile, v. i.

To drop; to flow; to fall.

[Prov. Eng.]

 

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Sile, n.

1.

A sieve with fine meshes.

[Prov. Eng.]

2.

Filth; sediment.

[Prov. Eng.]

Halliwell.

 

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Sile, n. [Icel. sild herring; akin to Sw. sill, Dan. sild. Cf. Sill the young of a herring.] Zool.

A young or small herring.

[Eng.]

Pennant.

 

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